Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Cell Biology

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM)

Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Old Road Campus Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Headington. Oxford

We are seeking an exceptional, enthusiastic and motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Cell Biology possessing experience in protein biochemistry, molecular/cellular biology, with the ability to work to a high standard.

Dr Christianson’s research group at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford, is focused on understanding the role that protein quality control mechanisms play in tumour growth, suppression and metastasis, with the overall aim being to identify novel points of therapeutic intervention for cancer.

As Postdoctoral Research Scientist for Cell Biology you will possess experience in biochemistry of ER-resident integral membrane complexes. A PhD degree in cell/molecular biology, biochemistry or related discipline (or be near completion) or equivalent would be required.

You will have a good understanding of mechanisms of protein biogenesis in eukaryotes. Previous laboratory experience, good communication skills, attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team are essential. The research project available will involve a wide range of basic and advanced molecular/cellular biology and biochemical techniques, including but not limited to protein purification, cell culture, radiolabeling, FACS and mass spectrometry. Publication/s in internationally recognised journals would be an essential requirement.

Previous and relevant experience in ubiquitin-proteasome biology, protein quality control or protein trafficking is highly desirable.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post.

Only applications received by 12.00 noon on 12 December 2016 will be considered.

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